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([personal profile] grissecon Sep. 15th, 2010 09:48 pm)
Half a lifetime ago, I fell in love with New Orleans. The city reminded me of Old San Juan in some ways, so I could have attributed my reaction to homesickness but - there's just something about New Orleans that defies classification. It's not quite American and not exactly Colonial and not really European - it's just very much itself.

When it comes down to it, I think I'm my best self when I'm there. I love Boston but it encourages all of my worst anti-social attitudes - they're pretty much the standard of human behavior around here. New Orleans may bring out my worst habits, in some ways, but it also brings out my best self. I'm just more patient, more open, more willing to slow down to accommodate other people's pace when I'm there.

I'm, at the very least, planning to spend more time there and seriously considering a permanent move.
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